The Society of African Missions remembers with gratitude their deceased members. Below we present the Obituaries and Homily preached at their funeral Masses. In some cases we also give an account of the funeral rites.

To read earlier Obituaries (2005 – 2008) click here.

To read Obituaries Oct 2008 – Aug 2009 click here.



Fr Anthony O’Donnell SMA Funeral homily

Fr Anthony O’Donnell SMA Homily preached by Fr Fachtna O'Driscoll, SMA Provincial Leader at the concelebrated Funeral Mass on Wednesday, 22nd December 2010 at...

Fr Anthony O’Donnell Funeral Rites

Read Obituary here Reception of the remains of Fr Anthony O'Donnell SMA at St Theresa's Oratory, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork Monday, 20 December,...

Fr Anthony O’Donnell SMA

Fr Anthony (Tony) O'Donnell SMA Fr Anthony (Tony) O'Donnell passed peacefully to his eternal reward at 3.40am on Monday, 20 December 2010. Fr...

Fr Michael Cahill SMA

Fr Michael Cahill SMA Fr Michael Cahill died peacefully at 9.35pm in St Theresa's Nursing Centre, African Missions, Blackrock Road on Wednesday, 15...

Fr Martin McNeely SMA Funeral homily

Fr Mattie McNeely SMA Homily preached by Fr Fachtna O'Driscoll SMA, Provincial Leader at the concelebrated Funeral Mass on Saturday, 25 September 2010 at...
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Fr Martin McNeely SMA

Fr Martin McNeely SMA Fr Martin (Mattie) McNeely passed to his eternal reward on Wednesday, 22 September at his home in Mulranny, Co Mayo....

Paschal Carey

Paschal Carey, who died on 28th April at the age of 77 years, was a great friend of the SMA. He was a native of...

Fr Paul D’Arcy SMA Funeral homily

Homily delivered by Rev Fr Fachtna O’Driscoll SMA, Provincial Leader of the Irish Province 29 April 2010 Readings: Eccl 3: 1-8, 11 and 1...